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A-Trak Cooks Up French Rap Mix

A-Trak really, really knows his hip-hop.

While most in A-Trak‘s position don’t exactly keep their ears to the streets of everywhere, the Fool’s Gold boundary-breaker can always be counted on to whip up a diverse, inclusive mix of almost any genre, sub-genre or musical movement. This time around, he’s flexing his knowledge of French hip-hop for a new, brief mix. Originally cooked up for Pharrell’s Beats 1 program, the piece and its meaning took a different turn following last week’s tragedy in France. “After last Friday’s events, I look at this mix in a whole different light, because it brings back memories of moments shared with my Parisian friends over the years,” says A-Trak.

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